History Blog

July 18

Happy Birthday RIP Hume Cronyn Jr(1911–2003) Richard “Red” Skelton(1913–1997) Nelson Mandela(1918–2013) John Glenn Jr(1921–2016) ; Paul Verhoeven–84 Craig Bruderlin(“James Brolin”)–82 Audrey Landers(Hamburg)–66 Elizabeth McGovern–61 Wendy Williams–58 Mark Sinclair(“Vin Diesel”)–55 Kristen Bell–42 Christopher Chace Crawford–37 ; 1969 – After a party on Chappaquiddick Island, Senator Ted Kennedy from Massachusetts drives an Oldsmobile off a bridge and his passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne dies in the accident but he doesn’t